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Stetson professor honored at annual Inns of Court

Stetson University Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob received this year’s Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award on Jan. 28 during the annual Inns of Court Banquet in St. Petersburg.
This year’s lecture and award ceremony took place at the Mirror Lake Lyceum in St. Petersburg.
Jacob J.D. ’59 has twice presented before the U.S. Supreme Court and has dedicated his professional… » Read more

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John T. Berry presented with Stetson’s Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award

John T. Berry, legal division director of the Florida Bar, was presented with this year’s Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award. Stetson established the prestigious public service award for Wm. Reece Smith Jr. more than two decades ago.
Berry is an expert in judicial education, ethics and professionalism who established professional development programs for the Florida Bar and State Bar of Arizona. He served… » Read more

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Wm. Reece Smith Jr., legendary Florida lawyer and law professor at Stetson University College of Law, has died

Legendary Florida lawyer William Reece Smith Jr., who served for decades as a distinguished professorial lecturer at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., died on Jan. 11. Smith was 87.
Smith joined the Carlton Fields law firm in Tampa, Fla., in 1953, most recently serving as chairman emeritus. In 1954, he joined Stetson’s teaching faculty and in 1991 was named a distinguished professorial… » Read more

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May 19- Stetson University College of Law recognizes Mary Alice Jackson with Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award

Stetson University College of Law recognizes Mary Alice Jackson with Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award 2004 05 19Frank KlimExecutive Director of Communications(727) 562 7889Gulfport, Fla. Stetson University College of Law announces the recipient of the 2004 William Reece

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March 2- Stetson Law seeks nominations for the 2004 Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award

Stetson Law seeks nominations for the 2004 Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award 2004 03 02Aaron ReincheldCommunications Specialist(727) 562 7381Gulfport, Fla. Stetson University College of Law is seeking nominations for the 2004 William Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award.

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